Posted by: Caroline Yeung on Wednesday November 15 2006 @ 04:49PM EST views: 1179
QLogic Corp., the only end-to-end provider of host adapters to switched fabrics for storage and high-performance computing (HPC) networks, today announced that QLogic InfiniPath® Host Channel Adapters (HCAs), version 2.0.1 and above, will support the Intel Message Passing Interface Library (Intel MPI Library).
Posted by: Caroline Yeung on Wednesday November 15 2006 @ 04:38PM EST views: 1184
QLogic Corp., the only end-to-end provider of host adapters to switched fabrics for storage and high-performance computing (HPC) networks; and Scali, the leader in high-performance clustering solutions for datacenters, today
Posted by: Nick Ihli on Wednesday November 15 2006 @ 02:30PM EST views: 1129
With the new Top500 supercomputers list released Nov. 14, Cluster Resources, Inc. announced today Moab has been selected to run on 50 percent of the top ten systems and now more than 48 percent of the top 100 systems’ total CPU count. Leading sites that have selected Moab include the numbers 1,2,4,6 and 10 systems.
Posted by: ASPEED Software on Tuesday November 14 2006 @ 01:47PM EST views: 3467
In a move raising the bar for the latest innovation in faster computing, ASPEED Software successfully demonstrated significant performance enhancements for one of Intel’s newest multi-core processing chips. In benchmarking tests, its application-additive technology, ACCELLERANT reduced response times
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Monday November 13 2006 @ 09:25PM EST views: 1180
Appro today announced the completion of the first of four super compute Linux clusters for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Named "Rhea," the Infiniband(TM) interconnected cluster boasts 576 Next-Generation AMD Opteron(TM) 8000 Series processors with peak processing power of 22 teraflop/s (trillion floating operations per second). The Rhea server was brought online on October 23, 2006 and just completed its testing phase.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Monday November 13 2006 @ 09:16PM EST views: 1417
Machines Based on Power Architecture surge; MareNostrum Reclaims Title as Europe's Top Supercomputer; IBM Claims 47 Percent Share of the Systems on the List With Growth in Blue Gene System and BladeCenter Technology-Based Clusters
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Monday November 13 2006 @ 09:10PM EST views: 1022
The DRC RPU is a system solution for solving compute-intensive problems and for accelerating high-performance applications. The RPU consists of DRC logic along with programmable hardware that plugs directly into an open processor socket in a multi-way Opteron system.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Monday November 13 2006 @ 09:05PM EST views: 1150
DataDirect Networks Inc. today unveiled the future of petascale computing with the industry's first petascale storage system, the S2A Petascale Storage Solution. The S2A Petascale Storage Solution is specifically designed for high performance, high capacity petascale applications, delivering GB/s to Terabytes per second (TB/s) aggregate I/O performance, and petabytes of high density storage capacity in a single solution for cost effective petascale computing. The S2A Petascale Storage Solution delivers the industry's best price per performance, and best price/capacity per square foot solutions.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Monday November 13 2006 @ 09:02PM EST views: 1241
Obsidian Research Corporation, the leader in InfiniBand range extension, has teamed with Rackable Systems and Cisco Systems to deliver computing, storage, and networking equipment to the University of Florida (UF). This equipment enables high-performance storage across Wide-Area Network (WAN) links at rates approaching wire speed. UF’s InfiniBand-based (SDP) cluster file system built using Rackable Systems’ clustered file system technology currently supports sustained transfer rates of 1.4 GB/sec to the underlying Rackable Systems OmniStor™ Fibre Channel (FC) RAID arrays.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Monday November 13 2006 @ 08:59PM EST views: 1106
Supercomputing: Microway and DRC Computer Corporation today join forces to deliver superior processing power to High Performance Computing (HPC) users. Microway’s Linux-based NumberSmasher-RPU systems will now use both dual-core AMD Opteron processors and DRC’s RPUs (Reconfigurable Processor Units). These new systems provide high value through a savings on space, heat generation and power consumption and deliver a competitively priced, scalable, high-performance platform for scientific applications.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Monday November 13 2006 @ 08:34PM EST views: 2155
Computing the global leader in systems infrastructure software solutions,
today announced that AMD processors are now officially supported as a
component of Platform Open Cluster Stack's(1) (OCS) certification program.
Dell, which recently launched its first AMD-based PowerEdge servers, is the
first vendor to join the program. The certification of Dell's products
further drives the two companies' long-standing commitment to simplify the
deployment and management of HPC clusters.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Monday November 13 2006 @ 08:23PM EST views: 1114
Top500.org: When the 28th edition of the closely watched TOP500 Supercomputers list is officially unveiled Nov. 14, the ranking of the top 10 sites will clearly illustrate how the field remains both constant and constantly changing.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Monday November 13 2006 @ 08:19PM EST views: 1195
InformationWeek: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will get 100 teraflops combined processing power out of the supercomputer when it has all four of their new clusters up and running.
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